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List of famous TV actors from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Finland has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Finnish TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Finland this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Finland then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Finnish TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Finland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Finland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Finnish actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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George Gaynes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Search for Tomorrow, Hearts Afire, It's Punky Brewster George Gaynes is a Finnish-born American singer and actor of stage, screen and television and voice artist Gaynes' most recognized role in cinema was arguably that of Commandant Eric Lassard in ...more

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Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tarja Soile Susanna Cabuli, generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a full lyric soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. Turunen studied ...more

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Markoolio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Solsidan, Rederiet, Hem till Midgård Marko Kristian "Markoolio" Lehtosalo is a Swedish-Finnish multi-platinum selling recording artist, singer, musician, songwriter, actor, and comedian. His stage name Markoolio is a ...more

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Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Teemu Ilmari Selänne, nicknamed "The Finnish Flash", is a Finnish former professional ice hockey winger. He began his professional career in 1989–90 with Jokerit of the SM-liiga ...more

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Kari Lehtonen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kari Lehtonen is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. He was selected second overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by ...more

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Stina Ekblad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Wallander, Hjälp!, Krøniken Stina Åsa Maria Ekblad is a Swedish-speaking Finnish actress. She received a Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in 1987 for her performances in Amorosa and Ormens väg på ...more

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Niklas Bäckström is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niklas Oskar Bäckström is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. He has won both William M. Jennings ...more

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Mika Poutala is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Mika Poutala is a speed skater.

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Niko Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niko Klaus Petteri Kapanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey centre, currently playing for Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Kari Väänänen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Hobitit, Sincerely Yours in Cold Blood Kari Kyösti Väänänen is a Finnish actor and director. Domestically he is a member of the Ryhmäteatteri group of actors. He was introduced to international audiences by ...more

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Mikko Koivu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Mikko Sakari Koivu is a Finnish professional ice hockey center who currently serves as captain of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. Koivu was the captain for the gold-winning ...more

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Sami Salo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sami Sakari Salo is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently an unrestricted free agent of the National Hockey League. He began his professional career with TPS of the ...more

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Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006 Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist, the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard champion, the 2012 Rostelecom Cup champion, a two-time Cup of ...more

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Niklas Hagman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niklas Hagman is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League. He was a third round pick of the Florida Panthers, 70th overall, at the ...more

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Outi Mäenpää is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sincerely Yours in Cold Blood, Noriko Show Outi Mäenpää is a Finnish television actress. Mäenpää was born in Helsinki. She began her career in theatre as a stage actor between 1984 and 1988. Since 1989 she ...more

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Heidi Pelttari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Heidi Pelttari is a Finnish hockey player who plays for Ilves and the Finnish national team on Winter Olympics 2006. She is also played for team Finland in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, ...more

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Olli Jokinen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Olli Veli Pekka Jokinen is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings third ...more

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Susanna Pöykiö is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006 Susanna Pöykiö is a Finnish former figure skater. She is a two-time European medalist and a five-time Finnish national champion.

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Martti Suosalo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Martti Juhani Suosalo is a Finnish actor and singer. Suosalo began his career in 1986 appearing on a mini TV series. He began to work as a regular actor on Finnish television but also appeared ...more

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Matti Hautamäki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Matti Antero Hautamäki is a Finnish former ski jumper. He is one of Finland's most successful ski jumpers, having won sixteen FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events, multiple medals at the Ski ...more

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Tanja Poutiainen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tanja Tuulia Poutiainen is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Finland. She specialized in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom, and was the silver medalist in the women's giant ...more

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Jere Lehtinen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Jere Kalervo Lehtinen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward. He played right wing. He was drafted 88th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota North Stars. Lehtinen ...more

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Ilona Elkin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Vampire High Ilona Elkin is an actress.

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Sami Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sami Hannu Antero Kapanen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League and the Finnish Liiga. He played 12 NHL seasons for the Hartford Whalers, ...more

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Sari Havas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Hobitit Sari Havas is a Finnish actress. Havas began her career in acting in 1986 in the film Born American but has mostly appeared on television in Finland and has also written a number of TV series ...more